Patrick Harris

Patrick Harris

Patrick is a freelance writer currently living in a small town just outside sunny Barcelona.

First steps to a zero-waste lifestyle

It’s clear that how we currently live just isn’t sustainable, with landfills and oceans becoming overrun with plastic. A staggering 13 million tonnes of plastic winds up in our oceans every single year, tragically killing over 100,000 marine creatures. Enter the zero-waste movement. It aims to put an end to our global abuse of plastic. It’s pretty much exactly as it sounds, i.e. a movement to live our lives without creating even the merest spec of waste. If that sounds daunting, we offer you 5 simple steps to get started. Every little bit counts.

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Your complete price guide on renting in London

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How to meet people in a new city

Moving to a new city? Hit the ground running by making new friends from...

Best neighbourhoods in Berlin: Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Weighing up your neighbourhood options in Berlin? Excellent, then let us make our case for the west Berlin district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg. If you’re looking for a vibrant and culturally diverse neighbourhood packed with history then this could well be the place for you. As you’d expect, with this cultural diversity comes culinary diversity, so it’s [...]

First steps to a zero-waste lifestyle

It’s clear that how we currently live just isn’t sustainable, with landfills and oceans...

Best board games to play with your flatmates

If you asked us what we thought all flatshares should have as an absolute...